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The King James Bible Word Book
     

The King James Bible Word Book

by Ronald F. Bridges, Luther A. Weigle
 
English has changed dramatically since the introduction of the King James Bible. The original words often fail to make sense but the beauty of the poetic style reaffirms your love for the King James Bible. This Book will help you make sense of the often archaic language. A delightful and authoritative guide, this source book illuminates the 1611 text for the 1990's

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English has changed dramatically since the introduction of the King James Bible. The original words often fail to make sense but the beauty of the poetic style reaffirms your love for the King James Bible. This Book will help you make sense of the often archaic language. A delightful and authoritative guide, this source book illuminates the 1611 text for the 1990's readers. Fascinating, brief articles explain over 800 terms of the KJV that have either fallen into disuse or have taken on a dramatically different meaning. Includes a comprehensive index of over 2600 entries.

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A dictionary of word usage from the King James version of the Bible, which was first published in 1611. Some 827 entries give original meanings, cite biblical and other classical references, and discuss Greek, Hebrew, and English translation of archaic words and phrases. lacks a bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785280934
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
08/03/1994
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.50(d)

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